Tag Archive: vSphere

Runecast Analyzer v5.1 Released

Been a little bit over three months since Runecast released its 5.0 version and a few days ago the first corresponding dot release was made available meaning the latest Runecast version is now 5.1. This is really good news for all of you out there running VMware vSphere on Nutanix since best practices validation for …

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Runecast Analyzer v5.0 Released

Two days ago, 2021-03-31, Runecast released a new major version of their software, Runecast Analyzer, meaning the latest and greatest version is now 5.0. The 5.0 version comes with a huge focus on Microsoft Azure. You can monitor/scan your Azure environment to make sure it adheres to best practices plus the CIS Benchmarks security standard. …

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Runecast Analyzer v4.5 Released

Yesterday, 2020-09-30, Runecast released a dot version of their software, Runecast Analyzer, meaning the latest and greatest version is now 4.5. This version adds Kubernetes (K8s) infrastructure capabilities by including checks against Kubernetes best practices as well as CIS benchmark for Kubernetes (security standard). If you have been working with containers you know that there …

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Runecast Analyzer v4.3 Released

Just a few weeks after the release of Runecast 4.2 which you can read more about here Runecast released yet another new version. This means the latest one available is version 4.3. Two major new enhancements are included in the 4.3 release including: Enterprise Console which is built to operate very large environments since the …

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Runecast Analyzer v4.2 Released

Runecast Analyser 4.2 has been released and this version comes with one major announcement which will make the security focused group very happy and one which will make a specific application team very happy. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)  capabilities makes is possible to improve and automate cybersecurity and Runecast includes all five …

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Zerto 8.0 Released

A new major version of Zerto was released 2020-03-24 meaning the latest and greatest version is now 8.0. There are quite a lot of new features and enhanced functionality in this release and below i have listed, in four main categories, some of the most important once from my perspective. Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Support for …

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Zerto 7.5 Released

A few days ago, 2019-09-24, Zerto release a new version of its Continuous Data Protection product which means the latest and greatest version is now 7.5. New features and enhancements are made in the following four main categories: Advanced Analytics Journal sizing for storage capacity Throughput Graph so you can clearly see trends for a …

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Runecast Analyzer v3.0 Released

Runecast Analyzer version 3.0 was released last week, 2019-08-21, and comes with some really nice new features and improvements. Two major improvements are scalability to increase performance and reliability for even the largest VMware environments out there. From a security perspective Runecast 3.0 comes with an API-driven token creation, expiration configuration & editable PCI-DSS security checks. Log analysis has …

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Runecast Analyzer v2.5 Released

Runecast Analyzer version 2.5 has been released and it comes with a strong focus on End User Computing. All of you running VMware Horizon will find this new release very useful since it includes the following capabilities: Scanning against and reporting of known VMware Horizon issues from the VMware knowledge base and shows you how …

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Runecast Analyzer v1.8 Released

Just wanted to let you know that Runecast Analyzer version 1.8 has been released. For my blog readers running vSphere and NSX-V this is great news since support for VMware NSX-V has been added. Below is a summary of added functionality and improvements included in version 1.8: Support for proactive issue detection in VMware NSX-V …

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VMware vCenter Server 6.7 Resource Requirements

Just a quick blog post about the vCenter Server 6.7 Appliance resource requirements in terms of vCPUs, RAM and Storage per deployment size option. And yes, this is mostly for my personal documentation purposes since the information can also be found in the VMware vSphere 6.7 official documentation, Anyway, the following Deployment Sizes are available: …

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VMware vSphere 5.5 End Of General Support

Just a quick blog post for those of you who might have missed it and are still running VMware vSphere 5.5 that it will be end of general support September 19, 2018. vSphere 5.5 was released September 22, 2013 so it has been around for almost 5 years when the general support ends. The same end …

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VMware ESXi Upgrade 6.0 To 6.5 – Conflicting VIBs

A few days ago I was contacted by a customer I used to work with before I joined Nutanix. They were in the process of upgrading their vSphere environment from 6.0 to 6.5 and had ran into a problem with the ESXi upgrade. After creating a vSphere Update Manager (VUM) baseline with the HP ESXi …

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In Next Major vSphere Release VMware Plans to Deprecate……..

As you might have seen over the last couple of days VMware has announced that a few components and or features will be deprecated in the next major release of vSphere. The next release of vSphere will be a terminal release and the information in this blog post does not apply. vCenter Server for Windows …

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Zerto Virtual Replication 5.5 Released

Yesterday, 2017-08-22, Zerto released a new version of their Zerto Virtual Replication (ZVR) and there are quite a enhancements and new features available. As I know many of my readers will be at VMworld next week  it makes sense to step by the Zerto boot #630 and check out all goodness. Below is a short summary …

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Manage ESXi Routing Via Command Line Interface

There are certain key combinations and commands I find more difficult to remember than others. I wrote about Send F Key to VMware Fusion via MacBook Keyboard and the next in line is routing for ESXi. This is not something i do very often but It happens from time to time. I will not go into …

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